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Football Wildcats use bye week to regroup, reflect

Updated: 11/13/2012 - 19 seniors and coach Joker Phillips will say goodbye on Saturday to Kentucky fans at Commonwealth Stadium, when the Wildcats face Samford in the last home game of the season. The Wildcats used the bye week to regroup, refresh and reflect, after being soundly whipped by Vanderbilt, 40-0, on Nov. 3, which led to Phillips being fired two days later.

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Joker getting calls, final home game Saturday

Updated: 11/13/2012 - Joker Phillips said Monday he's getting calls, he hasn't had a chance to answer all of them but he will. Phillips was fired last week as coach of the Kentucky Wildcats. His final game in Commonwealth Stadium will be Saturday against Samford on senior night.

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UK Hoops takes on No. 1 Baylor

Updated: 11/12/2012 - The No. 6/7 Kentucky women’s basketball team travels to Waco, Texas on Tuesday, to take on defending national champion and top-ranked Baylor Lady Bears in the prestigious State Farm Tip-off Classic. The game will be televised live at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

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Rebounding major emphasis for Cats

Updated: 11/12/2012 - Despite a dismal rebounding effort, Kentucky held on to beat Maryland Friday night to start the season. John Calipari says his young Cats will be up against a better team Tuesday night in Atlanta, Duke.

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Laettner shot too far back for young Cats

Updated: 11/12/2012 - Many Kentucky fans will always remember the Christian Laettner shot that beat the Cats in the 1992 NCAA East Regional. It's part of the history between the schools that now dates back 20 years. That maybe too long ago for some of John calipari's young players who will play Duke tomorrow night.

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Joker approaches final home game

Updated: 11/12/2012 - UK coach Joker Phillips will coach in Commonwealth Stadium for the last time and the seniors will play their final home game, when Kentucky hosts Samford Saturday night at 7:30pm. Samford will go into the game with a 7-3 record, Kentucky will be looking to snap an eight game losing streak. Phillips commented at his regular Monday news conference.

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No. 3 Kentucky hangs on for 72-69 win over Terps

Posted: 11/12/2012 - Junior guard Jarrod Polson scored 10 points - three more than he had in his career at Kentucky - and made the clinching free throws with 7.7 seconds to play as the third-ranked Wildcats held off a furious second-half rally by Maryland for a 72-69 victory Friday night.

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What if Joe B. Hall's statue could talk?

Updated: 11/11/2012 - It's been two months since Joe B. Hall's statue was unveiled in front of the Wildcat Coal Lodge. Recently Dick Gabriel sat down with the former UK coach to get his thoughts on being a statue.

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Hoops cruises past Delaware State

Updated: 11/10/2012 - A'dia Mathies had 16 points, and No. 6 Kentucky routed Delaware State in the teams' season opener Saturday, 90-50.

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No. 3 Kentucky hangs on for 72-69 win over Maryland

Updated: 11/09/2012 - Junior guard Jarrod Polson scored 10 points - three more than he had in his career at Kentucky - and made the clinching free throws with 7.7 seconds to play as the third-ranked Wildcats held off a furious second-half rally by Maryland for a 72-69 victory Friday night.

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Stage set for UK vs. Maryland

Updated: 11/09/2012 - Kentucky and Maryland open the season tonight in the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn, New York. Tipoff is set for 8:30 on ESPN. Coach John Calipari said earlier in the day guards Ryan Harrow and Julius Mays will play. Both players missed practice Wednesday. Harrow with flu like symptoms, Mays rested his knee.

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UK Hoops set to open vs. Delaware St.

Updated: 11/09/2012 - Kentucky women’s basketball opens its 39th season Saturday, when the Wildcats play host to first-time opponent Delaware State at 1 pm in Memorial Coliseum.

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UK's Mathies named to Wooden Award list

Updated: 11/09/2012 - Kentucky's A'dia Mathies has been named to Wooden Award Preseason Top 30 list. The Wooden Award is considered the most prestigious individual award in college basektball.

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Anthony Davis to return Friday night

Updated: 11/09/2012 - Hornets coach Monty Williams says top overall draft choice Anthony Davis is ready to return from his concussion Friday night when New Orleans hosts the Charlotte Bobcats.

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Season opens tonight in Barclays Classic

Updated: 11/09/2012 - John Calipari puts another young, talented team on the court for the first time tonight as Kentucky plays Maryland in the Barclays Center Classic. Tipoff is set for 8:30pm on ESPN, UK is rated a double-digit favorite. Morehead State, coached by former Wildcat Sean Woods, will take on LIU-Brooklyn in the opener at 5:45pm.

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Cal expects low post defense to be tested

Updated: 11/08/2012 - Before heading to New York Thursday, John Calipari said he expects his low post defense to be tested as the Cats open the season against Maryland Friday night. Kentucky is a double-digit favorite over the Terps in the new Barclays Center.

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Mays gives Cats a leader

Updated: 11/08/2012 - Last summer John Calipari said Julius Mays would come in and give his team exactly what it needs. Heading into Friday night's season opener against Maryland, Mays is proving Cal right.

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Cal likes 3-point defense

Updated: 11/07/2012 - In Monday's final exhibition game against Transylvania, the Pioneers hit three 3-pointers early in the first half. They never hit again from long range the rest of the night. John Cali;ari says 3-point defense will be important as the Cats play their way through the season.

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